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A- HIGHER EDUCATION IN CAMEROUN : Purpose and orientation BMD, GPA
According to Plato "education is what makes a man to eagerly pursue the ideal
perfection of citizenship, enlightening him on how rightly to rule and to obey "
Education should aim two things that is to teach duty and reference. Education
dispel ignorant of our duty to our self; to other and to the society.
The creation of the university of Bamenda was pronouced by the head of state
his Excellency President Paul BIYA on the 10th December 2010 during the golden
jubilee celebration of the Cameroon armed forces in Bamenda. This was follows
by the signing of another decree o the 8th of march 2011 organizing the university
this decree presented the university to be a corporate body conceived in the
Anglo-Saxon tradition of the following faculties and schools
 Faculty
- The faculty of arts
- The faculty of science
- The faculty of economics and management science
- The faculty of law and political science
- The faculty of education
- The faculty of health science
 Schools
- The college of technology
- The higher institute of commerce and management
- The higher institute of transport and logistics
- The higher teacher training college
- The higher technical teacher training college
B- THE UNIVERSITY OF BAMENDA : history, organization and regulations
 History
The University of Bamenda can be link to that of the university of Cameroon
college of arts, science and technology (CCAST) and ecole normale superieur
annex bambili (ENSAB). The university germinated out of west Cameroon. The
project was facilitated by the prime minister and later the vice president of the
federal republic of Cameroon Dr John Ngu Foncha. Foncha’s vision rested on
the standard higher learning reflective of the Nigeria college of arts science
and technology (NCAST) this wish was even more urgent because by 1961, the
number university graduates was grossly inadequate to cope with the senior

cadre demands, of the new nation state. There were slightly over 20
universities graduates in the southern Cameroon by 1962 and the top civil
services jobs were dominated by expatriates mostly Nigerians and British.
It was because of this problem that the west Cameroon government through
its education policy paper of July 1963 regarded (CCAST) as a future college of federal
republic of Cameroon created in 1962. In the context of imagination it was assume
the status of an American Junior college or the English polytechnic. This was
somehow constrained by logistics and human resources. This perhaps explains why in
1963 CCAST was transfer from its temporal site as GTC Kumba to Bambili. This took
place under the leadership of Dr David Laird then USAID Advice of science education
Mr. Hoh Vernon Jackson from the united state become the pioneer principal
The USAID ground breaking mission was quite brief 1963 – 1992
Mr. Sylvester DIOH Stands out prominent as one of the key Cameroonian
figures in the early development of CCAST Bambili. In December 1963 CCAST was
transferred to the present site bambili and Dion was court appointed as principal
between 1964 and 1966 a land mark initiative took place in CCAST. Early in the 1964
when Mr. laird and Later Dr Elias M.Nwana assumes responsibility as principal of
CCAST while Dion went abroad for further studies.
It was with this that they thought it necessary to trained teachers in
Anglophones Cameroon secondary school, by doing a one way pedagogic training to
GCE A/L holder to equipped then to teaches into secondary school. Besides it was
also unique opportunity for grade two teachers which were admitted along which
secondary schools learners to prepare them for entering in to universities.
In 1966, the initiative was put in place and advance college of education
attaches to CCAST Bambili was initiated a dozen of Students were enrolled to take
the courses these students include

Ayeah Philip
Che Zacheaus
Domotob Rose
Forbin Boniface etc

In 1967 the government of Cameroon through a ministerial decision number 38
of September 13, 1967 created an annex of the teacher training college ENS, the
school of education of the federal university of Cameroon specialized in training

The 1967 decision establishing this intuition stipulate ENS Annex Bambili will be
jointly administered with CCAST in this arrangement, the principal of CCAST acted as
director delegate of ENSAB. It was in this context that Dr Dion stimulated the function
of principal of CCAST and the pioneer director delegate of ENSAB 1967 after his six
other director delegate piloted the affairs of the institution . These in chronological

Mr Omer weiyin Yenbe 1970 – 1971 (Director delegate principal of CCAST)
Dr AS Bokosali 1971 – 1974
Mr ATM Mofor 1974 – 1989
Dr Omer Weiyin yembe 1989 – 1993
Prof vector Bong Amazee 2000 – 2004
Prof Moses Fon Asanji
Prof Gwanfobe Mathew Busung

On September 1967 to December 2010 when the President of the Republic of
Cameroon his excellence Paul BIYA announce the creation of the university of
Bamenda many developments took place the most significant was the increasing
yearly intake and number of graduate of institute
ENSAB has grown of age especially in depth of students enrollment and the
ever pre-existing needs of learning opportunities of the region. The president of the
republic of Cameroon makes a solemn pronouncement on the 10th of December 2010
of the creation of the university of Bamenda
 Organization: administrative and academic component
The Uba was organized following the signing of two separate decrees on the 30th
September 2011 one appointing Prof Dominique MVogo as Pro chancellor and the
other appointing Prof Edward Tafah Edokat Oki as vice chancellor. These officials
were later on installed on the 10th October 2011 this was later followed by the
appointment and installation of their collaborators. They include Deputy vice
chancellor, registrar, Deans of faculties, directors of schools and as well as the
director of the central administration and other administrative staffs. This set the
stay for progressive and development of the university with a strict focus on the
four orientation program of the ministry of higher education

Improvement on the government of higher education system
Development of the technical and professional component of higher education
Moralization and professionalization of classical faculties
Enhancement and internationalization of research and corporation

The system of learning follows a global trend of bachelor master Doctorate (BMD)
and grade point average (GPA) system the GPA is calculated on a scale of four. In
it’s vision the Uba intend to be leading nation institution of higher learning geares
to as meeting present and future development challenges through efficient
teaching research and innovation. The University of Bamenda respond to the
following mission stages

To provide quality needs based on research in all field of learning and
human endevour
To install in the students a long life of probity
To address directly development needs in the backdrum of national,
international, socio-economic and environmental challenges
To implant in the students the Anglo-saxon values which are base on the
system without sacrificing the gain of cultural diversity

 Administration
The central administration of Uba runs as follows

Chancelor his excellency prof Jacques Fame Ndongo, minister of higher
- Pro chancellor prof Dominique Mvogo
- Vice chancellor prof Theresia Nkuo Akenji
- Deputy vice chancellor
Prof Agbor Serah replace by Prof Victor Julius Ngwo
Prof Nyase Barthelemy
Prof DashacoJohn Tambuto
- Registra Prof Samgena Daiga
- Deans of faculties and directors of schools
Dean of faculty of arts Prof Canute Ngwa
Dean of faculty of science Prof Tabot Charles Agbor
Director of HTTC Prof Nsamenang Augustine Bame
Director of HTTTC prof Akume Daniel Akume
 Regulation
 Registration
Registration is the process of entering information about something in a book. below
is what you need to know in other to be consider registering to Uba


Check registration appointment date and time
Students have the option of doing registration online or face to face
Check for registration holds (academic checklist, financial encumbrance and
immunization record noncompliance entries)
Follow the advising procedure established by your faculty or school
Students are advised in their own interest to beware of fraudsters during
Customized details of all charges were be displayed in the school faculties
Pick up your admission letter showing your matriculation number
Pay your registration fees into your school or faculty account in the required
Pay your departmental dues
Proceed to Uba health center do your check and obtain an attestation
Make sure you attend the general orientation
Put all the required document together and proceed to the receipt control
office and obtain the registration number
All students who are enrolled on the university of Bamenda campus during
one academic term are automatically given a registration appointment.
 Matriculation

The word matriculation is as old as the history of the first university of Bologna, Italy
in the 11th century it is derived from the Latin word "matricula" which means to be
registered or added to a list. As a formal process of gaining admission into Uba
freshman sign the matriculation register and symbolically touch the university mace
Above all, on admission to Uba you are required to solemnly and sincerely promise
and declare that you will pay due respect and obedience to the statute of Uba, the VC
and other authorizes (administrative and academic) of Uba and that you will faithfully
observe all regulations which may from time to time be issued by them for the good
order and governance of Uba
 Code of conduct
Students’ Rights


A students shall have the right to participate in a free exchange of ideas, and
the shall be no university rule or administrative rule that in way abridges the
rights of freedom of speech, expression, petition and peaceful assembly as set
forth in the US constitution.
Each student can have the right to participate in all area and activities of the
university, free for any form of discrimination, including harassment, on the


basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, disability, age,
sexual orientation, or veteran status il accordance with applicable federal and
state laws.
A student has the right to personal privacy except as otherwise provided by
law, and this will be observed by students and university authorities alike.
Each student subject to disciplinary action arising from violations of university
student rules shall be assures a fundamentally fair process.

Student’s Responsibilities


A student has the reasonability to respect the rights and property of others,
including other students, the faculty and university officials.
A student has the responsibility to be fully acquainted with published
university student rules and comply with them, as well as federal, state and
local laws
A students has the responsibility to recognize that student action reflect upon
the individuals involved and upon the entire University community
A student has the responsibility to maintain a level of behavior which is
consistent in supporting the learning environment of the institution and
recognize the university’s obligation to provide an environment for learning

 Extra-curricular imperatives
The term extra-curricular comes from the term curriculum which is the learning
objectives which are expected from students to meet so extra-curricular imperative
are those activities which are outside the classroom and are not related to their
normal studies those activities include: Football, handball, athletics, cultural
activities, music. These activities are important because

Students gain and improve their skills
They complement the university’s academic curriculum
Through these activities students are able to interact with other student of
Uba and students from the other universities thus leading to increase learning
Taking part in these out-of-classroom activities help students to understand
the importance of critical thinking skills, time management, academic and
intellectual competence.


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